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  • Locations: New York City, United States
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • Restrictions: Otis applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Faculty Led Open To: All Majors
Minimum Class Standing: Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore Credit Type: LAS, Studio
Course Name/ CRN: Art in Context/ FINA 406B # of Units Offered: 2
Non-Refundable Fee $150.00:
*Is charged only when one "Commits" to a travel program
Program Description:

This program will be an introduction to New York’s art scene.  We will visit all the major museums and galleries, undertake walking tours of certain parts of the city, and have studio visits with four artists.  The class will take a historical perspective on the city and its arts scene.  Students will have the opportunity to see first hand many of the major works of art that are available only in NYC and to meet artists, curators, and dealers whose influence is global. 

New York City, USA

May 16, 2018: Depart from Los Angeles
May 26, 2018: Return to Los Angeles

NOTE: Several course meetings will be held prior to departure throughout the Spring Semester. These meetings will cover a range of topics from travel preparation to the academic components of this course.
Please contact the faculty leader, Alex Slade (, for specific details about this travel study course.
With general questions regarding topics like the application process, cost, flight information, etc. please contact

(based on 24 paying participants, price subject to change based on number of participants)

Land & Water Transportation
Accommodations: Quads (UP TO 4 TO A ROOM)
2 Lunches and 2 Dinners
Excursions & Activities
Experiential Learning Activities
Museum Entrance Fee
Health Insurance

Course Tuition ($)
Personal Expenses & some meals


NYC promotional presentation.pdf
Emergency Protocols (Travel Emergency Action Plan)

How to Apply to a Travel Study Course

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 12/15/2017 12/15/2017 03/16/2018 03/26/2018